Tuesday, March 25, 2014

HELP WANTED | Literacy Nonprofit seeking P/T tutors (DC elementary schools)

Reading Partners is seeking responsible, high-caliber, patient, and motivated tutors to join our growing team in Washington, D.C. at the following school:

DC Prep Edgewood Elementary Campus 
707 Edgewood St. NE 

Tutors are essential to carrying out our mission to assist elementary school students in literacy development and to inspire children to be life-long readers. Tutors engage in Reading Partners curriculum with selected students in one-on-one tutoring sessions held at our on-site Reading Centers. Tutors collaborate with the Reading Partners School Site Coordinator to assess students' needs and how best to address them. The children tutors work with are performing below their expected academic grade level and enjoy the benefits of working with a tutor to improve their overall reading skills.

Tutors must:
-Commit to work for the current academic year. Consistent, ongoing support is necessary for the children and teachers with whom we work.
-Utilize the Reading Partners' curriculum to tutor/mentor students.
-Review student progress notes and prior assessment notes prior to each tutoring session, then complete progress notes after each tutoring session.
-Be punctual, attentive, and engaged in tutoring sessions. Unexcused and excessive absences or unsatisfactory performances are unacceptable and are grounds for discipline up to and including dismissal.
-Assist in running the tutoring center, including substitute tutoring, assisting in preparing and coordinating tutoring materials for volunteers.
-Perform other duties, as assigned.

-High School Degree or GED (Bachelor's degree preferred)
-Willingness to learn about tutoring strategies
-Patience working with students who need help learning
-Access to reliable transportation
-Ability to work independently or with limited supervision
-Commit to a schedule and be punctual which is essential to the position
-Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of people
-Demonstrated ability to be an effective and professional role model for students served
-Bilingual a plus. (Spanish speaking preferred)

This is a part-time non-exempt position paying $10 per hour. Tutors work Monday through Thursday at one of our Reading Centers in Washington, D.C. In order to for students to reach academic goals for year, tutors will need to commit to tutor through the current academic school year.


Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every inquiry. We respectfully request no phone calls.

Reading Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.

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